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Teenager airlifted to hospital after coming off bike at Stourport nature reserve

By Dayna Farrington | Stourport | News | Published:

A teenage cyclist has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after coming off his bike near to nature reserve in Wyre Forest.

Burlish Top Nature Reserve, off Kingsway, Stourport. Photo: Google StreetView

Emergency services were called to Burlish Top Nature Reserve, off Kingsway, in Stourport, shortly after 1pm today, to reports of a cyclist coming off his bike.

A male teenager, aged 17, was found to be in a serious condition, before being taken to hospital by the Midlands Air Ambulance.

A spokesman from West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 1:07pm on Monday to reports a cyclist had come off their bike at Burlish Top Nature Reserve.

"We sent the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, two land ambulances, a paramedic officer and BASICS doctor to the scene.

"On arrival we found one patient, a teenage male, in a serious condition.

"He was given trauma care on scene before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham by air ambulance.”

A West Mercia Police spokesman said: "We received a call at 1.40pm today [Monday] to Torridon Close, Stourport, near to Burlish Top Nature Reserve, to a report of a 17-year-old falling of his bike.

"Officers closed the road whilst the ambulance service treated the patient."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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